Grants open for volunteer organisations

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan has called on community organisations to apply for a funding to support the efforts of their volunteers.   The Federal Government has provided The Centre for Volunteering with funding to administer a Supplementary Grants program to volunteer organisations.   “Grants of between $1,000 and $5,000 will help community organisations…

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‘Show’ of Support for Agricultural Field Days

The Federal Government has announced a $2.7 million boost for agricultural field days. This is to ensure they can continue to showcase our regions innovation in agriculture after the pandemic.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan said this announcement is in addition to the $36.3 million previously announced to support agricultural show societies.  …

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PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE OPENS NEW SECTIONS

The Woolgoolga to Ballina Pacific Highway upgrade has hit another major milestone with 15 kilometres of dual carriageway opening Thursday between Mororo and Devils Pulpit.   Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the final link in the Pacific Highway upgrade, the country’s largest regional road infrastructure project,…

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Supporting a local breastfeeding support group

Lismore’s branch of the Australian Breastfeeding Association run educational classes for new mothers. They are run by volunteers mothers in small, intimate groups.   Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan recently announced $3,240 to help the group with training costs.   “This is an important group in our community run by hardworking mothers,” Mr Hogan…

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Kevin Hogan announces funding Iluka-Woombah Men’s Shed

Iluka-Woombah Men’s Shed need to make upgrades to the shed to give the members more room to build their projects.      Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced two grants totalling $10,500 to start new projects.     “Men’s Sheds are a vital community assets and play an important role in the lives of many,” Mr Hogan said.    “This funding will allow them to install three- phase…

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REX Airlines returns to Grafton

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan today announced Regional Express (REX) flights will resume into Clarence Valley Airport at Grafton.   “I am extremely pleased that they have reconsidered and are now reinstating this important service for our community,” Mr Hogan said.   “I have continued to work with REX, Clarence Valley Council and the…

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